Winter Tour to Kizhi

Winter Tour to Kizhi

Approx. 6 hours

Destinations: Karelia Tours Kizhi Tours

Direct trip from Petrozavodsk

  • Visit the iconic Kizhi Island
  • Go by a hovercraft, a vehicle designed to move on ice
  • Entrance to Kizhi Museum
  • Available from late January till early April

Day 1

Meals Tea
09:00 - Pick-up at hotel or train station in Petrozavodsk by our English-speaking representative.
Transfer to the pier in Petrozavodsk. Board the hovercraft.

10:00 – Departure for the island of Kizhi. The route goes on the ice of Lake Onego. Travel time is about 90 minutes one way, depending on weather conditions.
Arrive at Kizhi Island.
Visit the grounds of the open-air museum of wooden architecture of Kizhi. See historical churches, chapels and houses. The renovation of the exterior of the Transfiguration Church was completed last summer.
Tea with pastries and pies.
Leave back for Petrozavodsk.

Return to Petrozavodsk at about 15:00.

During this tour you will visit the following sites.


Kizhi Museum

Kizhi Museum

Churches of Kizhi are Russian cultural icons. They are inscribed in the UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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1. Pick up in Petrozavodsk.
2. Transfer to the pier.
3. Hovercraft transfer Petrozavodsk - Kizhi – Petrozavodsk.
4. Entrance to the Museum.
5. English-speaking guide at Kizhi or audio guide if the number of English language speakers in the group is fewer than 4 persons.
6. Tea with pastries and pies.

Thank you so much, Konstantin, for arranging our trip to Кижи - especially at such short notice. We had a wonderful time. It is the highlight of our trip. Alex was a great tour guide. He knows such a lot and his English is amazing. We learnt a lot from him. We have had a great time in Petrozavodsk - thanks to you!! Regards

Louise and Alan, Australia. 11 March 2017

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